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Eliminate Brain Freeze! Five Fabulous Tips to Overcome the Fear of Public Speaking 1 [email protected]

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  • 3. Your business and leadership ability is being judged when you speak What are your conversations and presentations saying about you? Confident, capable, expert leaderor something else ? [email protected] 3
  • 4. Confident Conversations and Powerful Presentations Are A Core Competency forBusiness Leaders and Experts [email protected] 4
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  • 6. Brain Freeze is that something that takes over your body at the most inopportune time. It is a physiological body response due to perceived stress. It doesnt just happen on a stage. It can happen In a conversation with the big boss, In an important meeting, On stage in front of the whole company. [email protected] 6
  • 7. A few butterflies are good. They prevent you from being flatExcessive nerves, shallow breathing, red neck and jittery hands steal your credibility! [email protected] 7
  • 8. Not band aids [email protected] 8
  • 9. No tricks or Tricks and gimmick like picturing the gimmicks audience in their underwear is a band aid not a cure. You must identify the source of the fear and perceived threat that is causing you to be afraid [email protected] 9
  • 10. What is the Root Cause of your fear of speaking in front of a group that causes your mind to go blank and your jitters? [email protected] 10
  • 11. What is so scary about speaking in front of an audience? [email protected] 11
  • 12. Fear of looking bad- if you cant answer tough questions Fear of embarrassment if your mind goes blank Fear of not being liked (respected, thought highly of) if someone disagrees with you Fear of having what you say judged or criticized [email protected] 12
  • 13. ImNot. enough.Feelings-emotions FEAR Thoughts Words [email protected] 13
  • 14. Four fastcoaching tips that you can immediately put to work to reframe your fear [email protected] 14
  • 15. The word audience triggers your nerves When you are listening to a speaker do you think of yourself as the audience? Most people dont [email protected] 15
  • 16. 1. Im not an audience. Im just a guy asking a question! 2. Remind yourself you are speaking to a room full of individuals not an [email protected] 16
  • 17. 1. You cannot be expected to answer every conceivable question. It is how you handle the questions.2. Confidently respond, possibly offering to get them the answer or talk to them off line if the question is inappropriate [email protected] 17
  • 18. Remind yourself you are the topic GURU but you are not [email protected] 18
  • 19. 1. You are there to serve.2. It is all about the audience not all about you the speaker.3. When you take the focus off of you and turn it to the audience you have a lot less to be nervous about. [email protected] 19
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  • 21. 1. Your fears are coming from a story you are telling yourself in your head. Change your story.2. Change the assumptions you are making about not being good at public speaking make the opposite assumption [email protected] 21
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  • 23. You cant learn to swim by reading a book. You have to jump in the pool.The best way to become a more confident speaker is to speak. [email protected] 23
  • 24. Because if you are inbusiness you are a speaker! [email protected] 24
  • 25. Speaking is an audition for your next promotion! [email protected] 25
  • 26. Sound like leaders Are perceived as experts Connect with the audience Inspire and motivate others to take action Have more influence, impact and are more persuasive Increase their chances of landing a job or getting a promotion [email protected] 26
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